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Title Religion, the supernatural, and visual culture in early modern Europe : an album amicorum for Charles Zika / edited by Jennifer Spinks and Dagmar Eichberger.

Publication Info. Boston : Brill, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in medieval and reformation traditions, 1573-4188 ; volume 191
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions ; volume 191. 1573-4188
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: Scholarship, Friendship and Border-Crossing; Part 1 Supernatural Agency and Communities of Belief; Chapter 1 The Collaboration from Hell: A Plague Strike Force at S. Pietro in Vincoli, Rome; Chapter 2 The Demonic Possession of Richard Dugdale; Chapter 3 Salem Girls (1692): Problems of Gender and Agency; Chapter 4 "Ringing of the Bells by Four White Spirits": Two Seventeenth-Century English Earwitness Accounts of the Supernatural in Print Culture; Part 2 Religion and Cultural Authority.
Chapter 5 "It is a Great Disgrace for Our City": Archbishop Antoninus and Heresy in Renaissance FlorenceChapter 6 Endor and Amsterdam: The Image of Witchcraft as a Weapon in the Political Arena; Chapter 7 Deep Down in Spirituality: Efforts of Seventeenth-Century New Netherlanders to Access God; Chapter 8 Paraluther: Explaining an Unexpected Portrait of Paracelsus in Andreas Hartmann's Curriculum Vitae Lutheri (1601); Part 3 The (Un)natural World; Chapter 9 "Making Feast of the Prisoner": Roger Barlow, Hans Staden and Ideas of New World Cannibalism.
Chapter 10 Signs that Speak: Reporting the 1556 Comet across French and German BordersChapter 11 Disorder in the Natural World: The Perspectives of the Sixteenth-Century Provincial Convent; Chapter 12 De Profundis: Linear Leviathans in the Lowlands; Chapter 13 The Ferocious Dragon and the Docile Elephant: The Unleashing of Sin in Rembrandt's Garden of Eden; Part 4 Artefacts and Material Culture; Chapter 14 Salience and the Snail: Liminality and Incarnation in Francesco del Cossa's Annunciation (c. 1470); Chapter 15 Luther Relics.
Chapter 16 The Art of Making Memory: Epitaphs, Tables and Adages at Westminster AbbeyChapter 17 The Pope's Merchandise and the Jesuits' Trumpery: Catholic Relics and Protestant Polemic in Post-Reformation England; Index of Names and Places.
Summary This volume brings together some of the most exciting current scholarship on these themes. This interdisciplinary and geographically broad-ranging volume pays tribute to the ground-breaking work of Charles Zika.
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Subject Religion and culture -- Europe -- History.
Art and religion -- Europe -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Zika, Charles, honouree.
Spinks, Jennifer, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Religion, the supernatural, and visual culture in early modern Europe 9789004297265 (DLC) 2015023008 (OCoLC)911199865
ISBN 9789004299016 (electronic bk.)
9004299017 (electronic bk.)